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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Update on British Soldier Beheaded by Nigerian, Others

Fellow Nigerians, by now you must have heard of the gruesome killing of a British soldier by 2 young British men at Woolwich, SE, London yesterday.

One of the young men has been identified as Michael Adeboloja and is being refered to in ALL media reports as Nigerian/British OR British/Nigerian.

But,do you know that 16 out of the 541 British athletes at the 2012 Olympics Games were Nigerians ?
They are Phillips Idowu, James Dasaolu, Andrew Osagie, Lawrence Okoye,Abdul Buhari, Abiodun Oyepitan, Anyika Onuora, Margaret Adeoye, Christine Ohuruogu, Marilyn Okoro, Eniola Aluko, Temitope Fagbenle, Anthony Ogoro, Anthony Joshua, Peter Bakare and Dami Bakare.

They all represented Britain at the Olympics and were never referred to as Nigerian/British.

Nigerians! It is time we reject ALL negatives being attached to US as a nation and take pride in our tradition and culture. Let the world know that despite our differences and challenges we are good people with kind hearts and love and respect the human race. We have in no small way contributed immensely to the world economy.

We are energetic and industrious and no amount of propaganda by the western media can take away our PRIDE.

We are Nigerians and are proud to be.

Let us desist from judging an entire nation based on the sins and transgressions of individuals (or any single individual).

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